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The Spanish bank Bankia and the Inter-American Investment Corporation established CIFI, the Corporacion Interamericana Para El Financiamiento de Infraestructura in 2001. CIFI is a financial institution, based in Panama, that arranges and provides debt financing to privately owned infrastructure projects in Latin America and the Caribbean. The financial institution is mainly active in the energy, oil and gas, transportation, telecommunications, water, environmental, social infrastructure and tourism industry segments. CIFI adopted the Equator Principles in 2007, and is profiled as part of BankTrack's Equator Principles Track and Chase Project.
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Cesar Cañedo Arguelles |
Chief Executive Officer
Annual report 2018|
CSR report 2018
The shareholders of CIFI include commercial banks (Banistmo, Banco Pichincha, Caicha Banco de Investimento, Itau-Unibanco), investment funds (Finnfund, Norfund) and multilateral agencies (Caribbean Development Bank, BCIE and IFC).
Voluntary initiativesCIFI has committed itself to the following voluntary standards:
CIFI has no publicly available csr policies on its website. CIFI's web page on corporate social responsibility can be accessed here.
CIFI and the Equator Principles
The Equator Principles are a voluntary commitment of banks to try to avoid or minimise the social, environmental and human rights impact of projects they finance. For more information on the Equator Principles see their website here and the campaign page of BankTrack here.
The Equator Principles exist already since 2003. CIFI adopted the Equator Principles in 2007.
Reporting on the Equator Principles
CIFI must report annually on its implementation of the Equator Principles. All information is supposed to be found here.